Place Title: Gorgie City FarmAddress: 51 Gorgie Rd
Gorgie City Farm has been a much-loved part of the local community in Edinburgh for the past 30 years. The farm is dedicated to inspiring local people and tourists, and they are proud to offer courses in agriculture, gardening and handicrafts for adults and children, and also take delight in educating and entertaining city kids with hands-on, exciting activities involving farm Read more...
Place Title: Camera Obscura and World of IllusionsAddress: 549 Castlehill
Camera Obscura is a fascinating and highly amusing way to see the city and learn about its history. This unique experience has delighted and intrigued people for over 150 years. It is a ‘must’ on any visit to Edinburgh. From inside this mysterious Victorian rooftop chamber, you see live moving images of Edinburgh projected onto a viewing table through a Read more...
Place Title: The Water of Leith Visitor CentreAddress: 24 Lanark Rd
Explore Edinburgh’s hidden natural asset the Water of Leith, visit this fantastic FREE interactive exhibition at the Water of Leith Visitor Centre and discover the river’s wildlife and heritage. The interactive exhibition has three zones: The Video Zone – engages you with a DVD projection of life on the river – The information panels surrounding the unique video well describe the Read more...
Place Title: Scottish National Gallery of Modern ArtAddress: Belford Road
The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art is a must-see venue for modern and contemporary art. It is home to a fantastic sculpture park and Pig Rock Bothy. Admission is free. A charge may be made for special exhibitions. There are also fantastic cafes and lovely gift shops, and the grounds are great for little ones to run around and have some fun. Read more...
Place Title: Scottish National Portrait GalleryAddress: 1 Queen Street
Come face to face with Scotland, past and present, at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Admission is free. A charge may be made for special exhibitions. They often have special activities and events for adults & kids – see HERE for up to date info. Image Source: Scottish National Portrait Gallery Read more...
Place Title: Museum of EdinburghAddress: 142 Canongate
The Museum of Edinburgh is the City’s treasure box – a maze of historic rooms crammed full of iconic objects from the Capital’s past. Find out about the history of Edinburgh from the earliest times to the present day. Discover more about the city, its people, crafts and trades and the beautiful objects they created. Image Source: Museum of Edinburgh Read more...
Place Title: Museum of ChildhoodAddress: 42 High St, Royal Mile
The Museum of Childhood is a fun day out for the whole family. Young people can learn about the children of the past and see a fantastic range of toys and games, while adults enjoy a trip down memory lane. Young people and adults will enjoy finding out about growing up through the ages, from toys and games to health Read more...
Place Title: Museum on the MoundAddress: The Mound
Money and so much more. Opened in 2006, this fascinating museum takes a fresh look at money – and much, much more. Art & design, technology, crime, trade and security – all feature in the story of money. Open throughout the year and admission is FREE. Image Source: Museum on the Mound Read more...
Place Title: National Museum of ScotlandAddress: Chambers Street
The diverse collections at the National Museum of Scotland will take you on a journey of discovery through the history of Scotland, the wonders of nature and world cultures – all under one roof. From the age of dinosaurs to the technology of the future, the galleries contain treasures from around the world. From meteorites to monsters from the deep, Read more...